Member since Jun '19

Working languages:
English to Swahili
Swahili to English
Swahili to Kikuyu
Kikuyu to Swahili
Kikuyu to English

Availability today:

January 2020

Grace Njenga
Swift and accurate translation

Nairobi, Nairobi Area, Kenya
Local time: 18:29 EAT (GMT+3)

Native in: Kikuyu Native in Kikuyu, Swahili Native in Swahili
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What Grace Njenga is working on
Dec 20, 2019 (posted via  I’ve just completed a task as a volunteer with @TranslatorsWB #languagematters ...more, + 1 other entry »
Total word count: 400

Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Transcription, Training
Specializes in:
AgriculturePoetry & Literature
Telecom(munications)Education / Pedagogy
Environment & EcologyComputers (general)
IT (Information Technology)Law (general)
Medical: Health CareTourism & Travel

English to Swahili - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Swahili to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Swahili to Kikuyu - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Kikuyu to Swahili - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour
Kikuyu to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.10 USD per word / 30 - 40 USD per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) Questions answered: 2
Project History 0 projects entered
Blue Board entries made by this user  0 entries
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - University of nairobi
Experience Years of translation experience: 6. Registered at Jun 2017. Became a member: Jun 2019. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Swahili (HIPAA)
English to Swahili (MA Swahili studies UON)
English to Swahili (TWB Honarable certification)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Pagemaker, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOCX)
Professional practices Grace Njenga endorses's Professional Guidelines.
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Work for non-profits or pro-bono clients
  • Screen new clients (risk management)
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Build or grow a translation team
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about interpreting / improve my skills
  • Get help on technical issues / improve my technical skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Learn more about the business side of freelancing
  • Find a mentor
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Help or teach others with what I have learned over the years
  • Transition from freelancer to agency owner
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity

I have a Masters degree in Swahili studies from the University of Nairobi. I am a Phd student in the same university doing research on translation and localization of technological texts. I have a vast experience in teaching the Swahili language. I have been a freelance translator since the year 2014. Am Passionate about legal translation. I do translations for general texts, medical texts, art & literature, and education.

Keywords: Swahili, legal, general, localization, technology, literature, religion, medical, education, pedagogy, kikuyu, agriculture, translation, interpretation, masters degree,

Profile last updated
Nov 29, 2019

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